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Hope for homeowners facing foreclosure in Mattapan

Don’t tell Brandon German that Boston’s foreclosure crisis is over. He knows better. He wrestles with it every day.

German is the community outreach coordinator at Harvard Law School’s Legal Services Center, and for him, work is wading through the toxic detritus that the housing boom left behind. The wreckage is still littered across Boston’s poorer neighborhoods, six years after the bottom fell out of the subprime market.

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